Don’t Forget the Grants

Published on Friday, 16 August 2013 11:46:36    Written by Marc
Don’t Forget the Grants So you’re in charge of a capital planning involving a capital expenditure purchase. Your company or organization is anxious to get the capex approved as they anticipate it will be the source of great savings and more efficiency. You spend hours, days finding the right product with the right specs at the right price and with an acceptable delivery schedule. But wait, have you forgotten about possible government grants or credits? Read More

30 Things To Not Forget When Purchasing a CapEx

Published on Tuesday, 6 August 2013 10:21:31    Written by Marc
30 Things To Not Forget When Purchasing a CapEx Ever purchase a piece of equipment thinking it would be a standard procedure without first consulting a defined checklist of things not to forget, only to find out how big of a mistake that was?

Regardless of the complexity of the capital expenditure or purchase, I tend to believe that having good capital planning and a good checklist handy can prove essential for a smooth transaction.  Even when the purchase seems like an obvious repeat of something you previously purchased.  This idea of consulting a checklist of things not to forget applies to standard purchases of equipment but especially if the equipment is something completely new and/or coming from a foreign country. Read More

Do you ask to reset the capex meter?

Published on Friday, 14 June 2013 07:57:46    Written by Marc
Do you ask to reset the capex meter?

When you are entering into a new lease, do you ask the landlord to reset the capex meter? When a landlord decides to proceed with a major repair or renovation which he can capitalize and recharge the tenants (rechargeable work such as major HVAC replacement,

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